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Rob Kampia is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Marijuana Policy Project. He was born just outside of Philadelphia, PA and went on to be named valedictorian of his high school graduating class.

While attending Penn State University, Kampia served three months in prison for growing cannabis for personal use. Two years later, he was elected student body president.

Kampia moved to Washington D.C to work with the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) just three days after his graduation in 1993 . He then formed the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) with Chuck Thomas and Mike Kirshner when his relationship with NORML director Richard Cowan soured.


Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)
Executive Director
The Marijuana Policy Project was founded in 1995 in Washington, DC. The founders were members of NORML, but felt the organization should be more proactive. In turn, they broke away and started the MPP. In the time since its inception, the Marijuana Policy Project has garnered support from a number of influential parties and their advisory board includes celebrities like Jack Black, Bill Maher, Adrienne Curry, and Jesse Ventura. They have been instrumental to a number of changes in cannabis policy at the state level and aims to have the same effect on a national scale.

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